It isn't Hanukkah without the smell of freshly fried potato latkes lurking in the kitchen. But, who says latkes are the only side dish to serve during all of your Hanukkah festivities? From a deliciously Southern take on vegetable kugel to a challah recipe that will have the family hollerin' for more, some of our favorite foods for Hanukkah are a new take on traditional side dishes. Or, if you're looking to add a few greens to your mostly-fried mix of classic dishes, try our Sauteed Mustard Greens with Garlic and Lemon or our Broccolini with Pecans and Cane Syrup Vinaigrette. They're sure to help add balance to a week full of fried food. Whether you're hosting a Hanukkah get together each night or just once, we've got enough Hanukkah side dish recipe ideas to cover dinner all eight days.
Mini Sweet Potato Latkes
Recipe: Mini Sweet Potato Latkes
Looking for a new take on your traditional latke recipe? Mix things up with sweet potatoes for a Southern take on this Hanukkah staple.
Braided Egg Bread (Challah)
Recipe: Challah Bread
Homemade challah is fun recipe to make together as a family at least once. Kids are sure to love the braiding step.
Recipe: Cornmeal Popovers
This dinner roll alternative makes for a light and fluffy addition to your Hanukkah table when challah's not in the picture.
Honey-Glazed Spiced Carrots
Recipe: Honey-Glazed Spiced Carrots
Who says Rosh Hashanah is the only holiday that gets the sweetness of honey? Add these Honey-Glazed Spiced Carrots to your celebration, and you can feel a little bit better about splurging on some Sufganiyout for dessert.
Roasted Garlic Duchess Potatoes
Recipe: Roasted Garlic Duchess Potatoes
Have some leftover potatoes from latkes last night? This beautiful dish is a perfect way to serve potatoes on one of the nights that latkes aren't on your menu.
Sautéed Mustard Greens with Garlic and Lemon
Add a Southern flair to your Hanukkah menu with this fast take on what are usually long-simmered greens.